Set in the year 2025, Call of Duty: Black Ops II propels players into global conflict featuring advanced weaponry, robotics, and drone warfare in a new Cold War scenario whose seeds are being sown in today’s headlines.
New graphics technology drives the stunning cinematic action of the single-player campaign’s branching storylines and non-linear missions. It was announced Wednesday, May 2.
“Hands down, this is the most ambitious Call of Duty ever,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing.
On November 13, developer Treyarch and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), will deploy the sequel to the universally acclaimed Call of Duty: Black Ops, which following its launch in 2010 set the record for the biggest entertainment launch in history.
Highlighting the trend of interactive entertainment gaining a greater hold of audiences, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3game achieved the milestone of earning $1 billion in just 16 days, eclipsing the record set in 2009 by the feature film “Avatar,” which reached the $1 billion mark in 17 days. (Read: Game Beats Avatar Film to Earn $1 Billion in 16 Days)
Call of Duty: Black Ops II has not yet been rated.
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